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Court Affirms Incorporating Federal Labor Laws Into Tribal Code Does Not Waive a Tribe's Sovereign Immunity

by Stinson Leonard Street on

On February 21, 2017, a federal court in Wisconsin reaffirmed a tribe's sovereign immunity with respect to Title VII claims of wrongful termination. See Bruguier v. Du Flambeau, 16-cv-604-jdp, (W. Dist Wisc. February 21,...more

D.C. District Court to Clean Up Indian Farmers and Ranchers Class Action

by Holland & Knight LLP on

After years of post-settlement wrangling in a class action lawsuit brought by Native American farmers and ranchers for damages arising from what they claimed was systemic discrimination against them by the U.S. Department of...more

Alaska Presses D.C. Court of Appeals to Reject Trust Acquisitions in Alaska

by Dickinson Wright on

The question of whether Alaska Natives may place land in the same federal trust status as Indian tribes in the lower 48 states was widely thought to have been resolved but is now before the Court of Appeals for the District...more

Supreme Court Update: Glossip V. Gross (15-7955) And Order List

by Wiggin and Dana LLP on

We're back with our final Update of OT14, covering Glossip v. Gross (15-7955), a doubly divisive death-penalty case, and providing a roundup of the Court's orders over the last few weeks. (Did you think we'd forgotten about...more

Federal Court Approves EEOC Subpoena in Investigation of Giant Milwaukee Indian Casino

Federal Agency Says Decision Confirms Authority to Investigate Charges of Discrimination Involving Business Operations of Indian Employers - MILWAUKEE, Wis. - On May 6, U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman approved the...more

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